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Sep 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. first, there is a bogyman around washington. european style socialism, and it is coming to get us. there are a lot of people who say you want european-style socialism, which causes me to wonder and tremble -- it is it going to be like england? germany? france? the most insidious thing is to build europe's government system and to some big threat to the united states. 27 nations in the european union alone is like any other part of the world. some things are better than others, some work better than others. some things are a threat to the way we do things here if we were to adopt them, and there is not much chance of that. they would feel the way we do things a threat to the way they do things. the differences -- rather than being in a bunker worrying about the dreadful socialism coming across the atlantic, we should really just look and see what works better and incorporate it. we always have done, even the language we speak here, coming from over there. actually, two languages spoken here come from over there. let's take a look at other countries, let's see what works, and improv
WHUT
Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
us. as the country observes the ninth anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks, there's been an extraordinary national conversation about the challenges of religious diversity and the boundaries of tolerance. there were protests and condemnations from around the world over a small independent florida church's threatened plan to burn the koran. secretary of state hillary clinton called the plan disrespectful and disgraceful. and general david petraeus, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan and defense secretary robert gates said the act could endanger american troops. the debate came on top of another controversy over plans to build an islamic cultural center near the site of ground zero in new york. at a news conference on friday, president obama called for religious tolerance. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other, and i will do everything that i can as long as i'm president of the united states to remind the american people that we are one nation under god and we may call that god different names. but we remain one nation. >> this w
WHUT
Sep 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
urology. >> you're a member of us too, too, correct. >> yes. >> what does that support group do? >> it's to help the men diagnosed with prostate cancer, us too is made up of prostate cancer survivors in total. >> you mean the psychological conditions that occur after surgery or after treatment or even acknowledge that you have prostate cancer? >> what we do primarily is offer counseling to men diagnosed with it, our case studies if you will, tell them about our situation, what we had. and primarily try to explain to them the various options that they have open for them. we have a very close association with urologists throughout all of our chapters. my own case, for example, i have the chapter and the urology clinic sponsors us at andrews air force base. >> uh-huh. >> they will tell a newly diagnosed patient a group in tandem a list of counselors of men who are survivors and recommend to them they contact one of us and talk to them. >> how withdrawed when you discovered you had prostate cancer. >> 62. >> how long before it took before you you underwent the total removal of the p
WHUT
Sep 12, 2010 10:00am EDT
agricultural initiative, with heavyweight backers, is using new technology to maximise efficiency and help lift people out of poverty. >>reporter: michel bougma is a farmer in the village of tiibin in burkina faso. >>life is hard here. the soil is deteriorating due to the high heat and wind. and climate change is resulting in shorter season cycles. food shortages abound. >>bonkoungou: challenge in my village, this village and around this village is the poverty of the soil. so yield is decreasing, so we have to make everything we can to make some more productive and this is why we research to find solutions to make more productivity for our people. >>reporter: and that's what's happening at inera, the institute for agricultural and environmental research in burkina faso. >>it has access to agora, the research 4 life programme supported by the food & agriculture organization... allowing free online access to high-quality, timely and relevant scientific journals, books and databases. >>traore: because of globalization, africa cannot be away from this technology knowledge sharing. so to have a
WHUT
Sep 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
us. >> i had just sold my company and mail lot of money as a young man and was hustling to meeting. i was totally ill-prepared for what the next couple hours would hold for me. in my book i call it their reckoning. we all have reckoning. small, medium, large. this was very sobering because if all the things i had been programmed for like success, i was not prepared for a life altering, facing-death experience. it's really changed my life. >> when you are in that situation -- i have never been on an airplane as much as you -- are they giving you instructions? is there panic on everyone's face, including yours? >> the pilot did a remarkable job. it is nothing like what is on movies or television. basically, we ended up losing the landing gear and some of the flaps, according to what the pilot computer said. they have a list of things they do. for the passengers, they moved the passengers around. they take all the stuff out of the overhead compartments. the most sobering thing is that they tell you to brace yourself. they want you to put your head down. i do remember as we were going
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